What the Law States

As a parent/carer, you’re legally responsible for making sure that your child attends the Academy regularly.  Parents/carers must ensure that a reason for absence is reported to school on the first day of absence, ideally before 9.30am, and every day of absence, this can be done by contacting our Attendance Officer – Mr Stonehouse on 0191 2674447.
















Medical Information and Guidance

Mary Astell Academy Medical Information and Guidance


Lateness = Lost Learning

*(Figures below are calculated over a school year)

5 minutes late each day 3 days lost!
10 minutes late each day 6.5 days lost!
15 minutes late each day 10 days lost!
20 minutes late each day 13 days lost!
30 minutes late each day 19 days lost!
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